COS KFOR

Brigadier General Patricia M. ANSLOW
US Army
Chief of Staff, Kosovo Forces




Brigadier General Patricia M Anslow was assigned as Chief of Staff, Kosovo Force, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in June 2016. In this position she oversees missions in accordance with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 to contribute to a safe and secure environment and ensure freedom of movement. KFOR oversees the implementation of the Military Technical Agreement (MTA) and assists in the development of security institutions in Kosovo in order to enhance regional stability, build local capability, support the international community, and conduct proactive and comprehensive communications in support of the mission. BG Anslow is the principle coordinator and executive coordination agent for the Commander KFOR (COMKFOR). She supervises and has executive control of the Headquarters (HQ) staff in Pristina, Kosovo. She is the executive coordination officer of a large Multi-National Staff, with serve members drawn from 31 nations; the post extends beyond the normal duties of a Chief of Staff. General Anslow was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers at West Point, New York in 1989. She deployed as a platoon leader with the 100th Engineer Company during Desert Shield/Desert Storm. In 1993 she became a member of the Arkansas Army National Guard. General Anslow was Commander, 875th Engineer Battalion, Arkansas Army National Guard, and deployed the unit in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from September 2006 to September 2007. During the Surge Operations the Battalion also served as the Task Force Engineers for the 3rd Infantry Division.  Her previous assignment to Chief of Staff, KFOR was Assistant Adjutant General, Arkansas Army National Guard and she was in a dual hat assignment as the Deputy Commanding General, Training Support Division (East), First United States Army.
 

EDUCATION:

United States Military Academy, Bachelor of Science, Geography, West Point, New York
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Bachelor of Science, Biology, Little Rock, Arkansas
Johns Hopkins University, Master of Science Degree, Environmental Planning and Management, Baltimore, Maryland
United States Army War College, Master of Strategic Studies, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

Society of American Military Engineers
Life Member National Guard Association of Arkansas
Life Member Veterans of Foreign Wars
American Legion
Project Manager Professional, Project Management Institute
Association of United States Army
Military Officers Association of America
Life Member University of Arkansas Alumni Association

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTIONS:

Second Lieutenant 24 May 1989
First Lieutenant 24 May 1991
Captain 17 September 1993
Major 12 November 1997
Lieutenant Colonel 04 October 2002
Colonel 20 March 2007
Brigadier General 22 June 2012